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Medical Billing Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 2 accredited medical billing schools where medical billing faculty who teach medical billing classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of medical billing and medical billing training in Alabama, which includes medical billing training at the medical billing associates degree level.


  1. Herzing University in Birmingham

    280 West Valley Ave, Birmingham, Alabama 35209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Virginia College-Birmingham

    488 Palisades Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Medical Billing Employment

Alabama 2,820
National 176,090

Of all of the medical billing professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Medical billing professionals In Alabama

3,040 3,070 2,910 2,710 2,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, medical billing is a shrinking field. In Alabama, 220 less medical billing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of medical billing has shrunk by 7% in Alabama. This decline is slower than the national trend for medical billing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of medical billing professionals working around the nation.

Medical Billing VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$24,540 $25,720 $27,550 $28,800 $29,210
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Billing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of medical billing professionals is declining, the salaries paid to medical billing professionals are increasing in Alabama. The mean salary for medical billing professionals in 2006 was $24,540 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $29,210 per year.

Salary percentiles for Medical billing professionals in Alabama

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Thus, medical billing professionals' salaries grew by 16% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Alabama state, within the field of medical billing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid medical billing professionals earn 145% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Medical billing professionals and related professions in Alabama

Health Information
Health Information Management
Medical Billing
Medical Coding

In Alabama, medical billing professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Medical Billing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited medical billing schools in Alabama is decreasing. In Alabama, there were 29 graduates in 2006. And there were 5 graduates from medical billing courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 83% percent decrease in the number of medical billing school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in medical billing.

Medical Billing Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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